This year’s first quarter is one for the history books. Not only did gold appreciate at its fastest pace in 30 years, but demand for the yellow metal was the strongest it’s ever been on record.
“There’s a healthy appetite for streams right now.”
Gold owes a lot of its success this year to negative real interest rates, something it didn’t have on its side in early 2015.
Plunging oil prices, rising market volatility, surging global debt—it’s all beginning to remind some investors of 2008.
Who says gold lost its appeal as a safe haven asset?
Despite all the talk of rising interest rates in connection to gold, they’re not a dominant driver of prices says Frank Holmes of US Global Investors.
September 11 is a day when we pause and reflect on where we were when—when the towers came crumbling down, when our nation’s capital came under attack, when so many lives were cut short, when so many heroes rushed in.
A few legendary influencers are making huge bets right now on commodities, an area that’s faced—and continues to face—some pretty strong headwinds.
Gold’s many qualities make it one of the most coveted metals in the world.
The leveraged gold futures derivatives market is knocking down the precious metal, yet in massive contrast, this drop has ignited...
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The world now sits beneath a mountain of debt worth an astonishing $200 trillion.
About 100 years ago, in his testimony before Congress, banking giant J.P. Morgan famously stated: “Gold is money, and nothing else.”
Heavy news indeed for the country known for building the first-of-its-kind transcontinental railway and interstate highway system.
We need to discuss core investing.
If you do the math, you’ll find that these 3 million Americans were responsible for contributing approximately $644 billion in tax revenue in 2014.
Amazingly enough, precious metals are the best-performing commodities sub-sector so far this year, having collectively lost 2.5 percent.
“Why is the fund good enough for me but not good enough for them?”
Many are already likening the new Silk Road undertaking to the Marshall Plan
“The U.S. seems to be the only country right now that doesn’t mind having a strong currency.”
Whereas total returns for the S&P 500 Index and 10-Year Treasury bond stayed relatively stable throughout the year, commodities and the U.S. dollar both made an incredible about-face starting around late June, early July.
For the first time, in fact, silver demand in the fabrication of solar panels is set to outpace photography, if it hasn’t already done so.
The recession hit us hard, but like any iron-willed prizefighter, we rose off the mat, ready for the next round.